|Green Pastures - Sunn (Joseph)|
Mud animation by pioneer San Francisco Chinese American animator Joseph Sunn. From the "Ralph Wolfe's Mud Stuff" series.
Keywords: Animation: Mud; Chinese Americans; Animation: Stop-motion
Downloads: 7,844 (4 reviews)
|Life in the Central Valley of California - Coronet Instructional Films|
Shows the agriculture, trade and infrastructure of California's Central Valley, all made possible by irrigation.
Keywords: California: History and culture; California: Central Valley
Downloads: 7,145 (5 reviews)
|Your Permit to Drive - General Motors Photographic|
Talking driver's license narrates this hymn to the beneficial effects of highways, cars, and driving.
Keywords: Safety: Driving; Car culture; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 9,500 (6 reviews)
|Just Imagine - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Animated character "Tommy Telephone" produces a telephone by assembling 433 separate parts.
Keywords: Animation: Stop-motion; Communication: Telephone; Animation: Advertising
Downloads: 24,114 (5 reviews)
|Let Yourself Go - Handy (Jam) Organization|
How architecture, furniture and transportation have been designed to help Americans relax.
Keywords: Psychology; Design; Stress
Downloads: 8,857 (6 reviews)
|Don't Talk to Strangers - Unknown|
Dramatized film warning children of the dangers of strangers.
Keywords: Police; Crime and criminals; Children: Safety
Downloads: 29,341 (7 reviews)
|Trik Trak Commercial|
Downloads: 9,604 (10 reviews)
|Round and Round (Widgets) - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Highly simplified explanation of free-enterprise economics that fails to mention the idea of profit.
Keywords: Economics; Animation: Stop-motion; Animation: Puppet
Downloads: 13,756 (7 reviews)
|Bright Young Newcomer, The - Calvin Productions|
How a laissez-faire office manager (male) stands aside as women workers compete with one another.
Keywords: Management; Gender roles
Downloads: 10,954 (13 reviews)
Downloads: 13,634 (13 reviews)
|Front Line, The - Niles (Fred) Communications Centers, Inc.|
How to be an effective supermarket checker.
Keywords: Consumerism; Agriculture: Food industry; Occupations: Retail
Downloads: 26,972 (10 reviews)
|I Want to Be a Secretary - Coronet Instructional Films|
Follows a young woman through her clerical training and job search. Shows pre-World War II offices and office workers, primarily women. One of Coronet's earliest educational films.
Keywords: Social guidance; Occupations: Clerical; Gender roles
Downloads: 20,070 (10 reviews)
|What Makes A Good Party? - Coronet Instructional Films|
Shows teenagers how to plan and attend a party, suggesting games to play and songs to sing ("Jimmy Crack Corn").
Keywords: Social guidance: Etiquette; Celebrations; Parties
Downloads: 32,654 (14 reviews)
|Pop Goes The Whistle - Darrell Wright|
Is somebody crazy? Pop Goes the Whistle.
Keywords: Intermission; Popcorn; Drive In Movie Advertisement
Downloads: 34,231 (29 reviews)
|House in the Middle, The - National Paint, Varnish and Lacquer Association|
Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustibles, and homes painted with reflective white paint. Asserts that cleanliness is an essential part of civil defense preparedness and that it increased survivability. Selected for the 2002 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense; Cold War; Waste disposal
Downloads: 61,478 (47 reviews)
|Visit to Santa, A - Williams (Clem) Films|
Santa Claus rides in a parade and walks kids through a relentless department-store Christmas display. Filmed in Pittsburgh.
Keywords: Christmas; Santa Claus; Consumerism
Downloads: 54,894 (50 reviews)